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Trump’s former doctor wins House GOP nomination in Texas
AUSTIN, Texas — President Donald Trump’s former White House physician and onetime pick to head the Department of Veterans Affairs won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat in Texas on Tuesday in an election that unfolded amid an alarming spread of the coronavirus. Ronny Jackson, a retired Navy rear admiral, defeated agriculture advocate...
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 02:40:02 -0400
Security for Minneapolis Council members who called to defund police totals $152K
The taxpayers of Minneapolis will foot a $152,000 bill for security services given to three members of the City Council who received death threats following their calls to defund the police in the wake of George Floyd’s death. According to an investigative report by the local Fox 9 news outlet, the three council members, Andrea...
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 02:15:11 -0400
Brazil’s Bolsonaro bit by large bird after reflecting on ‘horrible’ quarantine
Following his diagnosis with the coronavirus last week, Brazillian president Jair Bolsonaro complained of his “horrible” self-isolation during an interview Monday — and was then promptly bitten by a large bird in full view of his country’s press corps. Bolsonaro has been quarantined at the Palácio da Alvorada, Brazil’s presidential residence, following his positive test...
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 01:47:38 -0400
Jamaal Bowman claims his lead is expanding over Rep. Engel in mail-in count
Jamaal Bowman’s campaign said the Democratic insurgent’s sizeable lead over veteran Rep. Eliot Engel has expanded during the early counting of absentee ballots. Bowman’s assertion comes as the embattled incumbent has filed suit in court to preserve his right to ask a judge to review disqualified ballots. Bowman declared victory in last month’s primary after...
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 01:41:08 -0400
Former VA hospital employee pleads guilty to murder of seven veterans
A West Virginia Veteran’s Affairs worker pleaded guilty on Tuesday to killing seven patients by injecting them with doses of insulin, according to a report. Reta Mays, who worked as a nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, pleaded guilty to a total of eight felonies: seven second-degree murder...
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 01:13:22 -0400
Ivanka Trump backs Goya Foods on Twitter after liberals call for boycott
Ivanka Trump weighed in on the Goya Foods controversy Tuesday night, publicly backing the brand in a now-viral social media post after liberals called for a boycott of the canned bean producer. The first daughter and senior advisor to President Trump tweeted a photo of herself holding up a can black beans with the caption: “If...
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 23:46:48 -0400
Jeff Sessions loses Alabama Senate primary to Tommy Tuberville
Jeff Sessions was handily defeated by former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville in Tuesday night’s Alabama Senate primary. With nearly 70 percent of the results in, Tuberville led the former attorney general by a staggering 24 percentage points. Sessions had been seeking to regain the US Senate seat he held before resigning in 2017...
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:16:00 -0400
Rabbi hurt in California synagogue shooting admits fraud
SAN DIEGO — The longtime leader of a Southern California synagogue who was wounded in a deadly attack at the house of worship he founded pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in a multimillion-dollar fraud that disguised charitable contributions for personal gain. Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for fraud...
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:06:16 -0400
Kansas Congressman Steve Watkins charged with voter fraud
US Rep. Steve Watkins, of Kansas, was charged Tuesday night with illegal voting for allegedly listing a UPS store as his residence in advance of a local election, officials said. Watkins is accused by Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay of entering the false postal box address of the Topeka store on a voter registration...
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:51:39 -0400
California bars LAPD info in gang database amid alleged falsified records scandal
California’s top law enforcement officer has pulled access to data entered by the Los Angeles Police Department into the state’s gang database amid a criminal investigation into more than a dozen of its officers for possibly falsifying records. In a Tuesday announcement, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he revoked access to records in CalGang...
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:47:18 -0400

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